No Current Burn Ban
The City of Anacortes allows recreational fires fueled with firewood or charcoal briquettes provided a valid Recreational Permit has been obtained.
The burning of yard debris, garbage, or other non-approved materials is prohibited.
Recreational Fire Permits
Click on Recreational Burn Permit to complete a permit application online. A Recreational Fire Permit is required for all recreational fires within the Anacortes City limits. The burning of yard debris, garbage, or other non-approved materials is prohibited.
Burning of weeds with a propane torch is also prohibited.
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This notification system, in conjunction with on-line resources such as the Skagit County Emergency Management Facebook page, Twitter feed, the Skagit County website and local media outlets, will be the best way to stay informed during hazard and emergency situations. You can chose to be notified on your home or cell phone, text messaging or email.
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Commendation, Meritorious Service
We would like to hear from you if have received exemplary service, performance, behavior, attitude or achievement from one of our Department members. Submit the Commendation, Meritorious Service Form (PDF) to let us know.